Media statements and releases on Reconciliation Australia's programs and projects, and on relevant national issues.
Stolen Generations Gathering for National Sorry Day
National Sorry Day – held on 26 May every year – remembers and acknowledges the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities.
Stan Grant and Racism
Reconciliation Australia urges all Australians to reject racism, to call it out when observed and to support those who are subject to it.
Karen Mundine: Leadership recognition is well deserved
Reconciliation Australia Co-Chairs congratulate Karen Mundine, for her national award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership.
Migrant communities increasingly important in achieving reconciliation
New reconciliation resources in ten key languages spoken in Australian homes released for National Reconciliation Week.
Statement on the passing of Yunupingu AM
Reconciliation Australia extends deepest respect and condolences to family, the Yolŋu people and all those whose lives were changed by Yunupingu AM.
Voice referendum question: Simple clear proposition
The question reflects the advice given to the Government by the Referendum Working Group and the work of the thousands of First Nations people who helped draw up the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Life Without Barriers Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan Launch
Life Without Barriers have committed to substantive action to reduce the over representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care.
Closing the Gap requires decisive First Nations voices
Reconciliation Australia supports the calls in the report, and believes that health equality and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is critical for reconciliation.
Statement on the passing of Ngunnawal Elder Aunty Agnes Shea OAM
Reconciliation Australia is saddened to hear of the passing of Ngunnawal Elder and reconciliation giant Aunty Agnes Shea OAM.